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them. provocative photos are making the rounds among marin county students, whom we won't identify. >> there's a message on my phone. it was like a blocked message, like junk. >> reporter: the principal of mill valley middle school wrote to parents last week about, quote, inappropriate and provocative photos, known as sexting of middle and high school girls, being circulated electronically to students from different schools. >> they are sending pictures of themselves and it's really gross. >> reporter: the marin county sheriff's department, which is conducting the investigation, can't talk about the details, but luke mccann at the county office of education, told us deputies have been interviewing students and parents at various schools for the past two weeks. >> it's in the middle schools and primarily seventh and eighth graders. we're talking about girls that are entering puberty, 13, 14 years old. >> reporter: high school students tell me sexting has been around for years, but this time parents are concerned
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because they have heard some of the photos are being sold. >> it's child pornography. >> reporter: parents are being asked to talk to their kids and filter the content that keeps coming at them. >> it's part of this age we're living in, where everybody is involved in computer things and we don't have any control over it. as a parent, you can try to stop it, but it's kind of impossible. >> reporter: teachers and parents have already participated in a workshop designed to teach about safety in the digital world. another program is being offered on october 17th. reporting live in mill valley, patty lee, ktvu channel 2news. and coming up at 6:15, new details on the case of a teacher from the south bay accused of molesting a student. the piece of evidence that could be used against the teacher and the principal. an officer-involved shooting happened about 11:00 this
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morning. the man would not comply with the officer's demand. they say he then reached for what appeared to be a weapon. >> at that point, the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to use threat that will force. >> later, police said there was a weapon in the car within reach. authorities haven't said yet what it was. the name of the suspect has not been released. it's a piece of paper that many have been waiting most of their lives for. it's a permit to work in the united states for those who came here illegally. new at 6:00, more than a dozen people are gearing up for a much brighter future now. >> reporter: he kept checking the mailbox, then yesterday, it finally came. it was the letter christian was waiting for. >> i couldn't believe it in the beginning. then i read it and it was true. >> reporter: he was among the first approved for a work permit under the deferred action for childhood arrivals program. it means though he was born in
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mexico, he can now legally work in the u.s. he admits he cried a little. >> it's just hard to believe. >> reporter: the program started august 15th and applies to young people who arrived in the country before their 16th birthdays. it's estimated that about 200 have been granted so far out of thousands of applications. catholic charities of santa clara county received 15 more approvals just today. >> this is going to open a lot of doors for them so that they can work and pay for their tuition. >> reporter: christian had to leave his previous job because he didn't have proper paperwork. now that will change. he just applied for a social security card today. his sister, who was born in the u.s., went with him. >> it's so overwhelming, like, for him to have all the opportunities that i have. >> reporter: and christian has someone else to think about, too. his 1-year-old son. >> my son. i just want the best for him and
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i'm going to try to do everything for him. >> reporter: christian plans to go back to school and thoaps one day open his own computer business. he still has another sister waiting for her application for work permit to be processed. anne rubin, channel 2news. immigration checks. coming up in 6 minutes, a bay area grocery store chain explains where it is being audited by homeland security. another round of layoffs is coming to western digital's fremont plant. the hard drive manufacturer plans to cut 77 jobs october 16th according to the san francisco business times. this comes just months after the same fremont facility laid off 80 workers in august and 107 employees in 2009. a new labor department report shows the nation's jobless rate fell below 8% for the first time in almost four years. the rate dropped in september from 8.1 to 7.8%. 114,000 jobs were added last month. this is the lowest jobless rate
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since january of 2009. also out today, new adjusted figures that show 86,000 more jobs were created in july and august than initially estimated. 1 million people are expected to swarm into san francisco this weekend. here's a look at some of the big things going on. let's start with the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. the blue angels draw huge crowds to the waterfront, where the america's cup is also going o the san francisco giants and the 49ers are both playing this weekend and there are several street festivals, such as the italian heritage and the castro street fair, both on sunday. we have live team coverage tonight. ktvu's allie rasmus is live in san francisco with the trouble crowds will face heading into and getting around the city. allie? >> reporter: well, the message from transit officials, don't drive in san francisco this weekend, unless you absolutely have to. streets are going to be crowded. in some cases, they will be partially closed. take for example, embarcadero, where we're standing. it's going to be down to one lane of traffic northbound the entire weekend. to avoid congestion, setting out
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on foot may be your best bet. an estimated 1 million people are expected to flock to san francisco this weekend. while there will be more buses, ferries, even temporary bike lanes to accommodate all the visitors, there is another way to get around town. >> walking is a viable option to get around this weekend. we've got a lot of people out there, lot of ambassadors out there to give people information, and walking to these events is a very good option. >> reporter: you could start at golden gate park for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. catch the first set at 11:00, then begin the hike to marina green. that's where the america's cup village is located. it opens at 10:00. according to google maps, that walk is just under 5 miles and would take you about an hour and a half. from there, it's an easier 3-mile, one-hour walk to the embarcadero. first air show starts at 12:30 tomorrow. if you don't stay long, you could hop over to north beach to watch the italian heritage parade. it will take 16 minutes to walk less than a mile from embarcadero to get there. parade begins at 12:30.
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from there, hit up the castro street fair, a 2 1/2-mile, 45-minute walk from north beach to castro and market. finally, if you're not wiped out, you could walk from the castro to at&t park. it's a 3-mile walk that would take you just about an hour, giving you plenty of time to get there before the game starts at 6:30. now, if you're walking through the embarcadero this weekend, keep in mind it's going to be a little crowded. that's because there are two cruise ships docking at pier 35 this weekend, one on saturday, one on sunday, each carrying about 3700 passengers and crewmembers. expect that to add to all the foot traffic in the city this weekend. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. our chief meteorologist bill martin is keeping a close eye on weather conditions that will have an impact on these events. lot of stuff going on. >> everybody's coming to the city. allie was talking about walking, but it's a bike-friendly city, too. it's all going on saturday and sunday. let's take a look at the forecast. first thing, golden gate park,
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bluegrass festival, warren will be missed this year, but the weather won't be bad. temperatures, partly cloudy, low 60s. out to fleet week, nice. temperatures in the low 60s with cloud cover, just like it looked today. partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, that's how your weekend goes. now we got a baseball game to talk about, two of them. temperatures there in the upper 50s. boy, a nice-looking weekend. i said this earlier. the rest of the country, some cases, parts of the world, looking in on the bay area and we've got a big weekend to entertain everybody. i think the city's really going to shine with pretty neat looking weather. beautiful sunset tonight, beautiful sunset saturday and sunday night. i'll see you back here with your complete forecast and a look at the five-day as well. the navy's blue angels flight team was high above san francisco today, practicing their maneuvers ahead of this weekend's two-day air show. the blue angels are the main attraction, of course, as they are every year, and they will be performing from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., both saturday and sunday afternoon, of course weather
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permitting. playoff excitement will reach a fever pitch, as both bay area baseball teams start their first division series this weekend. the oakland a's will face the tigers at 3:00 p.m. on saturday and 9:00 a.m. sunday. the san francisco giants will host the cincinnati reds at 6:30 saturday and sunday nights. and if you're going to the games or getting a group of friends together to watch them, send us your photos of the fan frenzy. e-mail us at, or post your pictures directly on our facebook page and you might even see those pictures on the air. another high profile facebook executive is leaving the social networking company, following its disappointing initial public offering. today, facebook confirmed the departure of joe lockhart, the company's head of global communications. lockhart was the former press secretary for president bill clinton. he joined facebook 15 months ago. facebook says the move comes because lockhart decided not to relocate to california, where that company is based. today marks a year since apple cofounder steve jobs died.
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he passed away after a year's long battle with pancreatic cancer. shortly after news of his death broke, memorials of flowers and candles began popping up outside of his home in cupertino and apple stores around the world. the city of cupertino flew flags at half staff in honor of jobs today. >> this amazing little device holds a thousand songs. n]♪ >> and apple paid tribute to the late ceo with a montage on its website. it shows steve jobs through the years, followed by a statement from ceo tim cook, paying tribute to his predecessor. new information in the story of a san jose principal under fire for failing to report abuse allegations. the new evidence prosecutors say the principal should not have ignored. >> and a man has died from rabies after getting bitten by a bat in contra costa county. the unusual way the man was attacked.
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. today marks one year since the deadly shooting at the factory in cupertino. three were shot and killed. police say the gunman was a disgruntled fellow employee. memorial garden for the victims was created near the entrance of the quarry earlier this summer. as much as 30-cents overnight. that's how much prices at the pump have gone up in parts of the bay area. ktvu's rob roth, live in oakland with how the price hike is hitting businesses particularly hard. >> reporter: well, gas prices literally did go up overnight. and it's really taking a toll already on small businesses such as food truck operators, where the increases could cost an additional $200 a month. >> profit margin will definitely
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slip. we don't want to pass it along to the customer, but at some point i guess we'll have to. >> reporter: gas prices are creeping towards the $5-gallon mark. some drivers say they can't afford to fill up these days. >> probably won't be filling up my tank all the way today. just enough to get me where i need to go. >> reporter: others are just trying to ride out the storm, hoping it doesn't last much longer. >> i'm upset, but there's nothing i can do about it. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up and they jack it back up again, you know what i mean? it's like it's on purpose or something, you know. >> reporter: people say they are hoping the price doesn't stay too high too long. otherwise, they will have to pass on the higher costs to you know who, all of us. reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu channel 2news. more details now, the cause of the price spike is a combination of a power outage, planned maintenance, and a closure of a main pipeline, which have all led to low supply. the shutdown of the unit at richmond chevron refinery following the fire back in august is also a factor here.
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on top of all of this, refineries statewide are producing less ahead of next month's switchover to a winter blend of gasoline. the investigation into a san jose teacher who allegedly molested a second grade student took a different turn today. newly released court documents now show notes taken by the school principal indicate that she knew of the abuse early on, but did not report it until chandler was accused of molesting another child three months later. >> for me, this is a very clear child molestation case, as it was reported to the principal initially. >> the attorney for the principal did not return calls today from ktvu. the evergreen school district sent us a statement, though, saying it takes the allegations seriously and is cooperating fully with law enforcement. the plaintiffs attorney in the oakland riders case outlined a motion filed this week that
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requests the oakland police department be put under federal receivership. john burriss and james shannon say the department has refused to implement reforms that were ordered by a court almost a decade ago. >> they will focus -- complete failure of supervision on the opd and by city officials that has taken place since we signed this agreement in january 2003. >> the city of oakland is expected to fight the request. a hearing is set for december to discuss the motion. a woman from putsburg pleaded guilty to defrauding the irs. spokeswoman for the u.s. district court says 24-year-old tanisha stephenson admitted to helping others use stolen identities to obtain tax refunds. stephenson is scheduled to be sentenced in december. she faces up to 10 years in prison. a supermarket chain is now explaining why it began using a
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highly controversial federal system to verify the immigration status of all new hires. today, pueblo foods announced it's being odd ditted by homeland security, looking into the work eligibility and citizenship status of the company's employees after complaints about suspected illegal immigrant workers. this comes amid calls by the union to boycott the supermarket over the use of that e verify system, but the company said it wants to join with the community to focus on the bigger picture. . >> it's really important. there's been a lot of controversy and conflict around the issue. we want the community to know that what we need to do now is work together on immigration reform. >> the union says it's backing off the e verify demand after learning about the audit, but still plans to boycott because the company refuses to sign a labor agreement. >> the e verify system is the federal government's electronic verification program, using data from the u.s. department of homeland security, as well as social security administration records. for the first time in nearly
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20 years, a man from contra costa county has died after becoming infected with rabies. the 34-year-old man died in switzerland back in july, but county health officials say he was likely infected in the southern part of contra costa county back in march. that's when he and a friend found a bat acting erratically and put the bat in a plastic bag. apparently, the man stuck his hand in and that's when he was most likely bitten and unfortunately, he never went to get treatment. bart officials join state and local leaders this morning to mark the next phase of the highway 4 project in eastern contra costa county. the ground breaking event was held this morning at highway 4 and hillcrest avenue in antioch. the project will widen the highway to make room for the e bart extension from pittsburg to antioch. it will also provide more lanes of traffic, providing some relief for commuters. the project is expected to be completed in 2015. . bay area weekend is here and
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weather looks like it's going to cooperate. saturday and sunday, cooler, clouds, but a nice looking weekend. look how much cooler it is. current temperatures, you can see the temperature footprint. all the heat around vegas and the southwest. we're in a mild pattern. if you would have taken this snapshot three to four days ago, lots of reds in the inland bay. but temperatures have come down. they are going to stay down into your bay area weekend. these were the highs from today. there's going to be a little bit of coastal fog, but not a lot.
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it will be there, but it's going to get lifted up and turn into low clouds during the midmorning and afternoon hours. morning clouds, then clouds lift and you have partly cloudy skies, a little higher overhead. this is the low pressure center i'm tracking. as days ago.
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thanks, bill. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36, the playoff frenzy builds for baseball fans. while the a's magic may have made you forget the giants for a minute this week, there is suddenly lots for fans to choose from. >> also, word of a possible break in the attack that left bay area ambassador chris stevens dead. we hope you join us for these stories and more at 7:00 on on tv 36. . our high school game of the week is a crosstown rivalry. antioch at deer valley. i've got a live report, coming up.
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. time now for our high school game of the week. tonight, it's antioch high school going up against deer valley high. >> joe fonzi is live in antioch with what's happening on the field. hi, joe. >> reporter: hi, guys. there was a time when these two high schools were one and that officially makes this a crosstown rivalry. deer valley coach rich brooks with us -- rich woods.
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i'm sorry, rich. just tell me, has this developed into the kind of rivalry people thought it would when these two schools originally were created ? >> well, they started and i wasn't here, but i know they have a mayor's cup that goes along with this game. the winner takes a big plaque and so that put a little intensity to it and stuff, brings the rivalry up. >> reporter: whenever there's a cup or trophy involved, it's an officially rivalry! >> yeah, and we lost it last year. we had won it seven years prior to that. it's our intention to get it back this year. >> reporter: tell me about these two teams. you're 4-1, they are 5-0. first conference game for both of you. what have you found out about your team so far, with a pretty tough preseason schedule? >> we did have a tough preseason. and the game we lost, lost to fulsom, 5-0, a rated squad, and it was an excellent football game. we bring some experience of playing pretty tough opponents.
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antioch itself, you know, their guys, their schedule, i think it's very similar to ours. they have combined wins of 9. our teams have combined win of 11. it's not that far off. opponents might have been a little different, but they are a good football team. the rivalry has always brought the best out of them and best out of us. i look at it for a real good game. >> reporter: when we look statistically at your team, you've got shane pooler, guy averaging over 100 yards a game. you've got eight different receivers who have caught touchdowns. so you're a pretty tough team to try to defend, aren't you? >> i believe so. we've opened up our offense, changed things this year. i have a new offensive coordinator, doing a great job. and i have taken over the defense. i feel we've grot a package each week that the kids and our guys have been hard to stop. we have a lot of guys that catch passes, quarterback, simba webster has rushed for almost 500 yards himself, and he's a
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threat, you know, almost every play. >> reporter: rich, thanks for spending this time with us, and as we said, crosstown rivalries are always exciting. good luck and thanks for talking with us. antioch and deer valley. more coming up at 7:00, then highlights at 10:00. reporting live from antioch, i'm joe fonzi, back to you in the studio. >> thank you, joe. big weekend in san francisco now under way. >> sure is. coming up tonight at 10:00, fleet week, america's cup, baseball playoffs, nfl football and street fairs. how to navigate this weekend's full lineup.
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